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  • Modern pentathlon: gold in the women's competition for Laura Asadauskaite

    Modern pentathlon: gold in the women's competition for Laura Asadauskaite

    London - 12 August 2012: Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania crosses the line in first place after the combined running/shooting competition, the final event of the women's modern pentathlon. Along with winning a gold medal, Asadauskaite also set an Olympic record (5,408 points) on Day 16 – the last day – of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
    Sunday, August 12, 2012 12:30 PM | Photo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Records tumble in modern pentathlon

    The Rio 2016 modern pentathlon produced two exciting competitions, each of which saw the winner set a new Olympic record. In the women’s competition, Chloe Esposito became the first Australian woman to win a modern pentathlon medal, as she overtook her rivals in the final event, the combined pistol shooting and 3,200m cross-country run, to top the podium. Meanwhile, in the men’s event, Russia’s Aleksander Lesun led from start to finish, thanks to a record-breaking performance in the fencing.
    01 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Modern Pentathlon
  • News | London 2012

    'Dream Team' end the dream Games - London 2012 - Basketball

    As the curtain fell on London 2012, the USA overcame some fierce resistance from Spain to land their fifth Basketball gold in the six Olympic Games since the start of the 'Dream Team' era on a gripping final day of action.
    12 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Basketball, United States of America
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